Album Bernay (1876-93) Illustration of Pea Plants
The colored flower of a pea plant.
Mendel's notes on some of his pea plant results in his handwriting.
Children resemble their parents.
"Illustrating Mendel's cross of yellow and green peas"
Gregor Mendel and fellow monks, around 1862. Mendel is holding a fuschia sprig - a plant with which he made hybrids.
First page of Mendel's paper (German), Experiments in Plant Hybridization, in his handwriting, 1865.
DNAFTB Problem 1: Test your knowledge of Mendel's techniques.
Mendel deduced that pure-bred parents have two copies of the same gene for each trait.
Repeat Mendel's experiments with an eighth trait.
DNAFTB Animation 2: Gregor Mendel explains how he discovered that genes come in pairs by studying pea plants.